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Theft of lead

Dated: 18 Feb 2012

Police are investigating after a theft of lead in Newcastle.

Between noon on Wednesday, February 15, and 4.05pm on Thursday, February 16, a large amount of lead was stolen from an unoccupied business premises at High Street in Newburn.

Thousands of pounds worth of lead flashing was stolen from the rear of the building.

Anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area or who witnessed the offence take place is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.